Animal Size

California mouse size: How big do they get?

How big does a California mouse get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown California mouse (Peromyscus californicus) reaches an average size of 11.6 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 42 grams (0.09 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 4 grams (0.01 lbs). Talking about reproduction, California mouses have 1 babies about 4 times per year. The California mouse (genus: Peromyscus) is a member of the family Muridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The California mouse (Peromyscus californicus) is a species of rodent in the subfamily Neotominae in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the Peromyscus californicus species group. It is found in northwestern Mexico and central to southern California. It is the largest Peromyscus species in the United States.While most rodents are polygamous, the California mouse is monogamous and forms pair bonds, making it a model organism for researchers studying the genetics and neurobiology of partner fidelity and paternal care.

Animals of the same family as a California mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a California mouse

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as California mouse:

Animals with the same litter size as a California mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a California mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a California mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Peromyscus californicus: